The Farmers Weekly Podcast

By Farmers Weekly

Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker and UK farmer Hugh Broom discuss the biggest news in agriculture, available every Friday.

  1. 1.
    Fuel filter blockages, dairy labour shortages, are farm rents too high? will the lamb bubble burst? & Victorian seed barrow
    41:46
  2. 2.
    Robot tractor makes UK debut, how to tackle succession planning, agro-forestry open weekend, keeping a digital eye on livestock marts, & Durham farmer receives royal visit
    46:33
  3. 3.
    Crops and grass desperate for rain, farm machinery shortages, latest carbon targets, market prices, & Picnics in the Vineyard
    39:31
  4. 4.
    Farming's shocking fatality rate, mixed forecast for farm incomes, beef prices on the up, water pollution controversy, & farmers remember Prince Philip
    57:35
  5. 5.
    How tractor scam cost farmer £8.5k, cold snap slows crop progress, pig prices, farm road safety warning, & school children make Countryside Code video
    40:31
  6. 6.
    How to get the best harvest jobs, stiffer sentences against dog attacks, new Countryside Code, support for AHDB levy, & YouTube cash buys farmer new sprayer
    45:10
  7. 7.
    Vote to scrap levy means smaller AHDB, sugar beet 'just too risky', boomtime for farm staycations and teenager takes on family dairy farm
    38:27
  8. 8.
    Giant solar farm sparks food v fuel debate, precision livestock production app Breedr, beef prices, Red Tractor verdict from cereals, livestock and dairy farmers, & Goat Shed Farm Shop
    45:30
  1. 9.
    Net Zero farming, early disease warning for cereals, RABI to sell off care homes, lamb retail sales, farm consultants go it alone, farm classroom, & fly-tipping webcam surprise
    45:10
  2. 10.
    Cattle and footpath fatalities, food imports and standards, trade deals, government's give-and-take Budget, oilseed rape prices soar, & young sheep shearers
    41:04
  3. 11.
    Thieves target farm dogs, 'economic shock' for family farms, all AHDB levies now face levy vote, lamb prices up (again), £2m food export campaign, Labour farm policy review, & Fieldwork Book Club
    43:50
  4. 12.
    Rebel levy payers eye next target, AHDB Horticulture, sugar beet support, lamb price surge, Red Tractor cereals, Covid, mental health, farm charity beer, & #MindYourHead week
    47:25
  5. 13.
    Early retirement scheme, lump sum support payments, new entrants, lambing students, store cattle prices, Countryside Stewardship, & Farmers Weekly Award winners
    40:53
  6. 14.
    Worrying rise in dog attacks on sheep, how to eat fit for farming, commodity prices, ELMs and environmental delays, & Farmers Weekly awards preview
    44:37
  7. 15.
    National Trust threat to family farm, Red Tractor pros & cons, how best to manage flood water, calf prices, marathon for #Run1000, & Pub Yields podcast
    40:25
  8. 16.
    Ban on dirty tractor exports, ELM payments and costs, Brexit meat and livestock backlog, fury at vegan 'milk' ads, & prospects for farm shows in 2021
    39:51
  9. 17.
    Muddy mayhem in the Covid countryside, Brexit red tape hits farm supplies, farm invention competition, flood proposals 'could decimate farms', & #Run1000
    39:32
  10. 18.
    Oxford Farming Conference, gene-editing, Brexit deal, 2021 outlook, hare coursing, Helmut Claas tribute, & New Year Honours
    49:50
  11. 19.
    Clampdown on modern slavery in UK farming, Red Tractor, British & Irish beef, Brexit, farming filmsets, new FW editor, & bumper year for farm shops
    39:22
  12. 20.
    Flood-hit farmer v Environment Agency, hill farming future, natural capital, Red Tractor, dairy bull calves, AHDB strategy, & potato waste fertiliser
    41:04
  13. 21.
    Money for ELMs, new entrants, early retirement scheme, live exports, post-Brexit trade, young farmers & Drive-Thru Nativity
    47:08
  14. 22.
    ELMs sneak preview, JCB electric telehandler, natural capital, regenerative agriculture, Groundswell Agronomy, 'car crash' cattle accidents, legal action against bank, on-farm cricket centre
    48:05
  15. 23.
    Sugar beet virus yellows, 'Mutually Assured Farm Destruction', livestock antibiotics, how dairy farmers can cut methane, & Hollywood farm trailer advert
    52:58
  16. 24.
    Special Episode: Brexit, Butter & Beef - Defra secretary George Eustice hits back over 'laughable' no-deal claims
    11:45
  17. 25.
    Machinery dealer shake-up, lower Basic Payments, oilseed rape, ELMs, methane, Net Zero farming, regenerative agriculture, & myth-busting glyphosate
    51:28
  18. 26.
    Defra plan to ban fertiliser, Government U-turn on food standards, Lockdown 2.0, What US election means for UK farmers, AHDB consumer trends, &Young Farmer awards
    37:58
  19. 27.
    Where next for Red Tractor farm assurance? Protests over food standards, flood-hit farmer one-year on, market prices, & insects for animal feed
    42:48
  20. 28.
    Red Tractor chair must resign, say farmers; regenerative agriculture; British beef exports; straw prices; & Britain's Fittest Farmers
    41:28
  21. 29.
    Farm fires, BBC bias, footpath diversions, food standards, Agriculture Bill, sheep sales, & Young Farmerados
    42:31
  22. 30.
    Grain quality dispute, Agriculture Bill, Livestock Information Service, blueprint for farmed environment, & #AgMentalHealthWeek
    51:34
  23. 31.
    Beef 'carbon tax', grain market prospects, future of AHDB Horticulture, Bovine TB special, Britain's Fittest Farmer, & National Harvest Festival
    43:54
  24. 32.
    Wet autumn worries, wheat drilling dates, weather outlook, market prices, pig prospects, Donald Trump and US farmers, & robotic grain meter
    46:39
  25. 33.
    Net Zero, carbon-friendly farming, soil health, Brexit agri-food uncertainty, & British lamb barbecue
    39:37
  26. 34.
    Badger cull, Hotel California Brexit, fair deal for dairy farmers, latest market prices, & world's largest monthly farm machinery auction
    43:20
  27. 35.
    Special Episode: AHDB chairman Nicholas Saphir outlines timetable for 'root and branch' reform of levy board
    18:24
  28. 36.
    Back British Farming Day, family farms, Brexit, challenging Yorkshire harvest, AHDB reform, & Britain's most expensive broadband
    39:00
  29. 37.
    Countryside stewardship, sugar beet contracts, no-deal Brexit lamb compensation, bovine tuberculosis vaccine, & rally driving farmer
    38:03
  30. 38.
    Food security, Defra targets farm pollution, milk and dairy alternatives, harvest update, & 100 episodes of the Dewing Grain Podcast
    41:53
  31. 39.
    £1m combine harvester, breeding sheep sales, oilseed rape dilemma, wheat and barley, & Prince Charles backs new farm charity
    32:48
  32. 40.
    Fertiliser explosion, farm thefts, spring barley harvest, min-till and cover crops, & wool petition
    31:52
  33. 41.
    Three-crop rule scrapped, food imports, challenging harvest, planning reform benefits, & BBC Countryfile
    36:32
  34. 42.
    Wheat harvest, new TB test trial, electric 4x4s, rising lamb prices, & farm safety figures
    38:01
  35. 43.
    Farm safety week, dairy costings, rural crime, animal health and welfare, environmental stewardship, & straw prices
    41:22
  36. 44.
    Hydrogen tractors, oilseed rape harvest, AHDB rebels, autumn sales innovation, market prices & comment
    26:47
  37. 45.
    Barley harvest, trade and agriculture commission, AHDB commodity outlook, market prices, & farm safety apps
    37:50
  38. 46.
    Have your say on ELMs, cabbage stem flea beetle, worthless wool, farm investment, market prices, & drive-thru strawberries.
    31:42
  39. 47.
    Huge support for farmers, rethinking rotations, land prices, small abattoirs, machinery sales, & Black Lives Matter
    39:44
  40. 48.
    Wheat harvest prospects, food standards, ram sales, coronavirus insurance, & World Gin Day
    32:25
  41. 49.
    Killer cows, cereal varieties, red meat revival, mobile phone offences, & pizza with the Henry Plumb Foundation
    35:41
  42. 50.
    Drought fears, gene-editing, new season lamb, fertiliser prices, Strategic Farm Week, & Jersey potatoes
    34:45

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